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This Week’s Menu

Getting a late start on planning things out this week. Wednesday Tilapia with lemon-caper can sauce, sautéed spinach, baked risotto, and peas. Thursday Baked ravioli (Cover & Bake), side salad Friday Tomato Soup (Slow Cooker Revolution), Frittata (How to Cook Without a Book), salad Saturday or Sunday Meatloaf, twice baked potatoes, green beans with almonds … Continue reading

This Week’s Menu

It’s finally cold. My kids are having a hard time getting out of bed. And it’s January, the traditional season of trying to eat more beans and greens. Bah. Monday Tilapia with white wine pan sauce, sautéed spinach, peas, baked mushroom barley Tuesday Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Soup, mixed greens salad, rotisserie chicken (for the kids), … Continue reading

On the Menu This Week

On the Menu This Week

The recipes in this week’s menu are almost entirely from cookbooks. I love cookbooks so much. Even though I will happily and easily give up all other paper books (except for my Harry Potters) for Kindle ebooks, I will have bookshelves sagging from the weight of my cookbooks. Monday: Leftovers – It will be nice when … Continue reading

This Week’s Menu

This Week’s Menu

High Soup Season continues! Even though I’m still sweating in my kitchen making dinner every night.     Sunday – Cook’s Illustrated’s Baked Ziti, salad, Pepperidge Farm garlic bread Monday – Minestrone, salad, rolls Tuesday – Veggie Chili Wednesday – Leftovers Thursday – Miso Sweet Potato and Beoccoli Bowl

What We’re Eating This Week

What We’re Eating This Week

 Sunday – grilled black bean burgers (Wegmans) and grilled squash, zucchini and mushrooms (pre-cut from Wegmans) Monday – Spicy Orange Shrimp with Caesar Salad  Tuesday – Stir-Fried Asparagus and Shiitake Mushrooms (from The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook), brown rice, pork potstickers (Wegmans frozen) Wednesday – kids’ activities + out for dinner Thursday – leftover pork (from … Continue reading

The Menu This Week

The Menu This Week

Here’s what we’re eating this week: Sunday: Rotisserie Chicken, Lentil Soup (I mentioned it here, but recipe is here), Cheesy Baked Rice, and Buttered Peas Monday: Mixed Greens Salad, Roasted Golden Beets, leftover chicken and soup Tuesday: Stir-fried Vegetables over rice or noodles (I took the easy way when buying vegetables this week, I bought a prepared … Continue reading

A Bouquet of Newly Sharpened Pencils

A Bouquet of Newly Sharpened Pencils

It’s back to school, back to routine and back to a busy schedule jam-packed with everything the kids have going on and work and weekends. And, come back to school and routine time, it’s time for the Cooking Season to begin! Sure, salads and pizza and burgers and dogs are fun to cook and eat. … Continue reading

This (and Next) Week’s Menu

This (and Next) Week’s Menu

This week I thought I would try planning my menu for 2 weeks instead of just one in the hopes that I can get away with only one trip to the grocery store. I don’t mind grocery shopping every week-I actually really like grocery shopping-but I tend to spend the same amount of money per … Continue reading

On the Menu This Week

On the Menu This Week

Here’s what we’re eating this week! There are several recipes I haven’t tried before. And it’s almost all vegetarian, with the exception of Wednesday’s salad, because we have some leftover chicken to use. If we didn’t already have chicken on hand I probably would just leave that out. I’m also using 3 different recipes from … Continue reading